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TIPS FOR GUTTER CLEANING

TIPS FOR GUTTER CLEANING

It’s looming there on your to-do list: gutter cleaning. It might not be a fun task, but gutter cleaning is essential to good home maintenance. Clogged gutters and downspouts are problems, but they can lead to even bigger ones, like costly roof or foundation repairs....

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Made in the USA: the Lowdown on American Made Products

Made in the USA: the Lowdown on American Made Products

“Made in the USA.” When we see this on a product, buying it makes most of us feel pretty good. We know that we’re supporting American jobs and the economy. But does buying American really matter? And what does “Made in the USA” really mean? In a time when inflation...

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Five Reasons to Give Gutter Sense This Christmas

Five Reasons to Give Gutter Sense This Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of year. Let’s stir up a pot of hot cocoa and put on some of our favorite classic holiday tunes, like: “White Christmas”—sing it with me, “I’m dreaming of clean gutters/Like the ones I used to know… “All I Want for Christmas Is Clean...

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Gutter Cleaning Ladder Dangers

Gutter Cleaning Ladder Dangers

You’ve heard the horror stories about gutter cleaning ladder dangers—the cautionary tales about slipping from the ladder or cutting your hands on screws. Although cleaning the gutters seems straightforward, there are a number of ways this task can go wrong. Any task...

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The Best Time of Year to Clean Gutters

The Best Time of Year to Clean Gutters

Well, hello there. You’ve probably arrived at this page for one of two reasons:    You’re wondering if it’s time to clean the gutters. (Yes, it is.)   Someone you love asked you to clean the gutters, and you’re wondering if she’s right. (Yes, she is....

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8 Bad Consequences of Not Cleaning Your Gutters

8 Bad Consequences of Not Cleaning Your Gutters

A lot can happen when you don’t clean your gutters—and none of it is good. Your gutters keep water flowing away from your house and its foundation. When they are clogged, water overflows and pools around your home, and that’s when trouble starts.  Fall is a good time...

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Gutter Maintenance Problems to Keep an Eye on During August

Gutter Maintenance Problems to Keep an Eye on During August

What keeps you up at night? It’s likely that gutter maintenance doesn’t even make the top ten list—unless something goes wrong. How do you know if something is wrong? Setting and sticking to a regular maintenance schedule will help you stay ahead of common problems....

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Why Gutter Cleaning is So Important

Why Gutter Cleaning is So Important

We’ve noticed that most people don’t like gutter cleaning. As a task, it ranks somewhere below weeding the yard and above getting a root canal or swimming with sharks.  Like it or not, gutter cleaning is a must-do. To inspire you to tackle the task, we’ve compiled a...

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Behind the Gutter Sense Brand

Behind the Gutter Sense Brand

Gutter cleaning may not be fun but finding ways to make it easier sure is. We’ve embraced this as we’ve built the Gutter Sense brand over the last year. In May 2021, we unveiled a new logo, launched a new website, produced two polished videos, and expanded our social...

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The Ultimate Hack for Easier Gutter Cleaning

The Ultimate Hack for Easier Gutter Cleaning

She’s already asked—several times, nicely—and now “asking” is going to become “nagging” if you don’t get the job done. Yes, we’re talking about gutter cleaning. And yes, we realize it isn’t a task anyone looks forward to. But you (and we) know it’s a necessity, and...

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